Phoenix Suns at Milwaukee Bucks Matchup 3/17/2024

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PHO 129 @ MIL 140

Fiserv Forum, Final

2-4, 3rd East Central

PHO 129 @ MIL 140

Fiserv Forum, Final

The Milwaukee Bucks (43-24) are two-point favorites for their contest with the Phoenix Suns (39-28) on March 17, 2024, when two of the best players in the NBA -- the Bucks' Antetokounmpo and the Suns' Durant -- will be on show at Fiserv Forum. The over/under in the matchup is set at 226.5.

Matchup

Game Spread Over/Under Moneyline Charts
Teams Team Rating Open Closing Open Closing Open Closing Line Moves
Phoenix Suns Suns
87
+3.5 (-110)
-3 (-105)
230 pts
227.5 pts
+140
-142
line-movement
Milwaukee Bucks Bucks
92
-3.5 (-110)
+3 (-115)
-166
+120

Odds Comparison

Over/Under History
Season Home Away
32-35-1 17-18-0 15-17-1
32-35-1 19-14-1 13-21-0
Line Overall Home Away Overall Home Away
220 or Less 5-0-0 0-0-0 5-0-0 2-0-0 1-0-0 1-0-0
220.5 to 225 5-4-1 2-2-1 3-2-0 6-4-0 3-2-0 3-2-0
225.5 to 229 2-10-0 2-6-0 0-4-0 3-6-0 2-3-0 1-3-0
229.5 to 235 5-15-0 2-10-0 3-5-0 5-5-0 3-3-0 2-2-0
235.5 to 240 6-3-0 2-1-0 4-2-0 3-8-0 1-3-0 2-5-0
240.5 and over 3-8-1 3-3-1 0-5-0 11-15-0 6-7-0 5-8-0
Against the Spread(ATS) History
Season Home Away
26-40-2 11-22-2 15-18-0
30-38-0 16-18-0 14-20-0
Line Overall Home Away Overall Home Away
-10.5 or More 2-4-1 2-4-1 0-0-0 3-6-0 3-6-0 0-0-0
-7 to -10 1-4-1 0-4-1 1-0-0 3-5-0 3-5-0 0-0-0
-3.5 to -6.5 9-12-0 6-8-0 3-4-0 7-8-0 5-6-0 2-2-0
-0.5 to -3 5-3-0 2-1-0 3-2-0 2-4-0 2-0-0 0-4-0
0 to 3 5-8-0 1-2-0 4-6-0 5-3-0 3-1-0 2-2-0
+3.5 to +6.5 2-6-0 0-3-0 2-3-0 6-5-0 0-0-0 6-5-0
+7 to +10 0-2-0 0-0-0 0-2-0 3-2-0 0-0-0 3-2-0
+10.5 or more 2-1-0 0-0-0 2-1-0 1-5-0 0-0-0 1-5-0

Bet Splits

Record Win % Cover Spread % Avg Point Totals
Away 18-14 56.2% 46.9 116.7
Favorite 32-16 66.7% 39.6 119
After Win 24-11 68.6% 47.1 118.2
Record Win % Cover Spread % Avg Point Totals
Home 26-7 78.8% 45.5 122.7
Underdog 3-8 27.3% 36.4 105.3
After Win 20-13 60.6% 39.4 122.1

Scoring

Offense Scoring (Home)
Total 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
116.5 29.3 28.1 30.3 28.8
118.2 31.6 29.3 29.8 27.5
Defense Scoring Allowed (Away)
Total 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
112.1 27.9 26.8 29.5 27.9
105.9 27.2 26.7 26.6 25.4
Offense Scoring (Away)
Total 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
114.7 28.9 28.1 30.1 27.6
112.5 28 27.8 29 27.7
Defense Scoring Allowed (Home)
Total 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
116.1 27.9 28.3 32 27.9
113.2 28.4 28.8 28.7 27.3

Phoenix Suns Last 5 Matchups

Game Opponent
Date Score Spread Over/Under FG% FTA ORB 3P% TOV FG% FTA ORB 3P% TOV
3/6/24 PHO 117 @ DEN 107 -8.5 224 43.8% 22 11 44.1% 9 42.7% 14 10 37.5% 14
2/14/24 PHO 130 vs SAC 125 -4.5 245 51.8% 36 7 41.9% 12 51.6% 24 15 29% 13
2/9/24 PHO 129 vs UTA 115 -5 239 59.1% 16 5 48.3% 12 43.6% 31 19 34.3% 15
2/4/24 PHO 140 @ WAS 112 +11 240 61.4% 26 9 44% 17 49% 17 13 21.9% 18
2/1/24 PHO 136 @ BKN 120 +3.5 233 62% 32 9 50% 15 50% 13 8 41% 11

Milwaukee Bucks Last 5 Matchups

Game Opponent
Date Score Spread Over/Under FG% FTA ORB 3P% TOV FG% FTA ORB 3P% TOV
2/28/24 MIL 123 vs CHA 85 -14 220.5 51.7% 18 11 40% 9 37% 17 5 27.5% 13
2/16/24 MIL 110 @ MEM 113 +14 223.5 46.7% 20 11 25% 13 53% 19 7 50% 16
2/14/24 MIL 97 vs MIA 123 -7 224 44.6% 11 5 33.3% 18 51.7% 18 7 47.5% 14
2/9/24 MIL 105 vs MIN 129 +2 226.5 49.4% 16 10 42.4% 13 55.2% 16 12 51.2% 8
2/5/24 MIL 108 @ UTA 123 -2.5 249.5 46.4% 25 7 36.6% 11 48.3% 24 12 38.6% 16

Suns vs. Bucks Odds and Game Info

  • Date: Sunday, March 17, 2024
  • Time: 1:00 PM ET
  • How to Watch on TV: ABC
  • Favorite: Bucks (-2)
  • Total: 226.5

Suns vs. Bucks Matchup Statistics

  • The Bucks score 6.2 more points per game (120.4) than the Suns give up (114.2).
  • The Bucks are outscoring opponents by 3.3 points per game with a +222 scoring differential overall. They put up 120.4 points per game (fourth in the NBA) and allow 117.1 per contest (20th in the league).
  • The Suns have a +172 scoring differential, topping opponents by 2.6 points per game. They're putting up 116.8 points per game, 11th in the league, and are giving up 114.2 per outing to rank 16th in the NBA.
  • Milwaukee averages 122.7 points per game in home games, compared to 118.2 points per game in road games, a difference of 4.5 points per contest.
  • At home Phoenix is scoring 116.9 points per game, 0.2 more than it is averaging on the road (116.7).
  • The Bucks have been putting up 112.3 points per game in their last 10 appearances, an average that's much lower than the 120.4 they've scored over the course of the 2023-24 campaign.
  • While the Suns are scoring 116.8 points per game in 2023-24, they have fallen short of that over their past 10 games, producing 113.2 points per contest.

Suns vs. Bucks Previous Meetings

Bucks vs Suns (Last 10 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Result
2/6/2024 Suns -5.5 242 -225 +185 114-106 PHO
3/14/2023 Bucks -1.5 231.5 -120 +100 116-104 MIL
2/26/2023 Bucks -2.5 231 -145 +125 104-101 MIL

Bucks Leaders

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo averages 30.8 points, 11.2 boards and 6.4 assists.
  • Damian Lillard is averaging 24.3 points, 4.4 boards and 6.9 assists. At the other end, he averages 1.0 steal and 0.2 blocked shots.
  • Brook Lopez averages 12.5 points, 5.3 rebounds and 1.7 assists, shooting 47.7% from the field and 35.6% from downtown, with 1.8 made treys per game.
  • Bobby Portis is averaging 13.1 points, 7.0 boards and 1.2 assists. Defensively, he averages 0.7 steals and 0.4 blocked shots.
  • Malik Beasley is averaging 11.4 points, 3.8 boards and 1.4 assists. At the other end, he averages 0.8 steals and 0.1 blocked shots.

Suns Leaders

  • Per game, Kevin Durant provides the Suns 28.1 points, 6.7 boards and 5.4 assists. He also averages 0.9 steals and 1.2 blocks.
  • Per game, Devin Booker provides the Suns 27.3 points, 4.6 rebounds and 6.9 assists. He also averages 0.9 steals and 0.4 blocks.
  • The Suns receive 11.6 points per game from Jusuf Nurkic, plus 11.1 boards and 3.8 assists.
  • Per game, Grayson Allen gives the Suns 13.2 points, 3.8 rebounds and 3.0 assists, plus 0.9 steals and 0.6 blocks.
  • Bradley Beal averages 18.6 points, 4.1 boards and 4.7 assists. He is draining 50.1% of his shots from the field and 37.9% from beyond the arc, with 1.7 triples per game.

Suns vs. Bucks Injury Report

  • Bucks Injuries: Malik Beasley: Questionable (Back), MarJon Beauchamp: Questionable (Back), Giannis Antetokounmpo: Questionable (Hamstring), Chris Livingston: Out (Ankle)
  • Suns Injuries: Josh Okogie: Out (Hip), Damion Lee: Out (Knee)